Women in IT 2016: Panel session – what young women want from IT careers

What do young women who are looking for a career in the IT industry want from their employers?

In this video Sophie Deen, founder and CEO of Bright Little Labs, Annabel Sunnucks, general business intern at CA Technologies, and Elissa Morris, e-business manager at Isle of Man Department of Economic Development, discussed their journey into the IT industry.

Deen, Sunnucks and Morris describe what they want from tech employers, what they’re expecting from their careers in the tech and digital space, and what they think puts young women off of applying for roles.

This video is part of a series of talks that took place at the annual Computer Weekly women in IT event showcasing some of the great women in the tech sector.

Video Credit: Tom Walker

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I am all for more women in the IT field. They have a lot of creative ideas that can lead to new apps and programs. The IT industry has been in a rut for decades and seen as a male only career choice. It's time for change.
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